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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Launceston for one-way flights were as low as AU$69 and round trip flights were AU$113 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.


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Melbourne to Launceston Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Launceston flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to LST routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Western Junction Information

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Western Junction
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Average Flight Time
1 hours 9 mins
Direct Flight Time
1 hours 5 mins
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Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from Tullamarine Airport to Launceston Airport right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you should go for info on Launceston Airport (LST) quarantine and flying restrictions. Check before you book to avoid getting caught in a bind.
How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to LST?
With a general flight time of 1 hour and 9 minutes between Tullamarine Airport and Launceston Airport (LST), you’ll probably just have enough time for a look at the paper and a cuppa tea before landing.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport to Launceston Airport?
Avoid the pressure of running through an unfamiliar airport to make your connecting flight when jetsetting from Melbourne to Western Junction. Several airlines advertise nonstop flights. Have a squiz at Qantas and Jetstar for starters.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Launceston Airport (LST) due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Launceston Airport (LST) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Launceston Airport (LST) flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from MEL to LST?
Hear that? It’s the awesome sound of your plane on its way to Western Junction. All you have to do is book a seat on one of the 12 daily flights from MEL to LST.
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to Launceston Flight Deals from AU$113

Considering a quick trip to Launceston, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to LST. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Launceston from Melbourne  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Launceston from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Launceston in just 1 hour(s) and 5 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Launceston from Melbourne 

Choose from 31 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$113 and rising to AU$143 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Launceston today!  

Find cheap airfares to Launceston from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Launceston
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in November)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Launceston

Blackwood Tree Cottage: Heritage Listed Evandale
Blackwood Tree Cottage: Heritage Listed Evandale
The price is AU$315 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
Stay at this vacation home in Evandale. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Evandale Market and Tasmanian Glassblowers are located ...
10/10 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Loved it"

Reviewed on 9 Dec. 2022

Blackwood Tree Cottage: Heritage Listed Evandale
Summit <br>Accommodation in rural peace10 mins from Launceston
Summit <br>Accommodation in rural peace10 mins from Launceston
Devon Hills
Stay at this family-friendly vacation home in Devon Hills. Enjoy onsite parking, a garden, and fenced yards. Popular attractions Tasmanian Glassblowers and Josef ...
9.6/10 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Fireplace warmth
"We enjoyed our stay in winter, with rain most of the time. Inside we were warm and cosy with the fireplace to heat the living room and kitchen, and even transfer some heat to the bedrooms for the night. Wonderful yard for our dog to explore."

Reviewed on 4 Aug. 2023

Summit <br>Accommodation in rural peace10 mins from Launceston
Relbia Lodge
Relbia Lodge
4.5 out of 5
338 Relbia Road, Relbia, TAS
The price is AU$662 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct
per night
8 Oct - 9 Oct
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury guesthouse in Relbia. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a terrace. Popular attractions Jinglers Creek Vineyard and Josef Chromy ...
10/10 Exceptional! (14 reviews)
"Relaxing rural retreat! We loved staying in this well appointed and comfortable accommodation in a scenic location."

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2023

Relbia Lodge
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.